Unable to access SWAT

Chris Vaughan Chris.Vaughan at ditm.nsw.gov.au
Mon Jan 8 22:55:19 GMT 2001

I checked my inetd.conf entry for swat. It is pointing at the location of
the swat executable.

Chris Vaughan
Communications Administrator

Department of Information Technology & Management NSW

-----Original Message-----
From: Christopher D. Reimer [mailto:creimer at rahul.net]
Sent: Tuesday, 9 January 2001 9:49 AM
To: Chris Vaughan
Cc: 'samba at lists.samba.org'
Subject: Re: Unable to access SWAT

On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Chris Vaughan wrote:

> I am running samba 2.0.7 on a Red Hat Linux 6.2 system. I have set up swat
> in /etc/inetd.conf and /etc/services as specified in the swat
> However, when I attempt to log in to swat using the system root password,
> swat will not accept this. What do I need to do to access swat?

Make sure that the SWAT entry in /etc/inetd.conf (I think this file is
correct one) is pointing to the right location for SWAT.

I had this problem with SuSE 6.3 since it had SWAT already predefine in 
/etc/inetd.conf, but since I uninstall the SuSE .RPM and compiled from the 
Samba 2.0.7 source, SWAT was in a different location.  I used a symbolic 
link in the old location to maintain compatibility with SuSE instead of
changing /etc/inetd.conf.

Christopher Reimer.

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